What better way to spend a spring day than touring the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail? Hoppy Trails Brew Bus, Premiere Transportation, and Cask & Kegs Tours drive wine lovers from winery to winery in style. Hoppy Trails Brew Bus boasts a safe and educational experience. Explore local wineries while learning about what makes each special. Choose from preset tours or customize your own. Tours with Hoppy Trails include free samples, behind-the-scenes looks and an opportunity to meet the makers producing one-of-a-kind beverages. Premiere Transportation‘s extensive fleet serves…

Wine & Chocolate Festival comes to Saratoga. Head to the Saratoga City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY to sample and purchase wine from some of our local wineries on Saturday, April 21st, 1-8 pm. Chocolate makers and artisan food vendors will also participate. Sample delicious wines from the Upper Hudson Region  – Adirondack Winery, Galway Rock Vineyard and Winery, Ledge Rock Hill Winery and the Saratoga Winery. All wine samples and souvenir wine glasses are included in the ticket price. For tickets and more information> Wine &…

May is in full swing and summer is on the way. That means it’s time to get outside and barbecue! Not to mention May is National BBQ month. The combination of perfect weather, longer days, and properly selected wine (from the Upper Hudson Wine Trail of course) will ensure that your barbecue is one your friends will love! So what food are you in the mood for at your barbecue? From poultry and fish, to burgers and steak, check out some wine and food pairings from the Upper Hudson…

How do you know the wineries on the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail make great wines? First, taste for yourself! Second, every year our wineries take home wine competition medals. Our wineries earned medals for their wines at competitions including the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition, International Eastern Wine Competition, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition, Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition and more.

If you love wine & cheese, then we’ve got the perfect event for you. This May 14th and 15th, the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail is hosting its 3rd Annual Wine & Cheese Weekend! Grab your friends and family to travel the trail and experience some of the best locally made wines and cheeses our region has to offer! At this two-day event, you’ll have the opportunity to visit 9 of our Wine Trail Member wineries at their Tasting Rooms and Farmer’s Market spots to enjoy a Wine…

Visit the diverse tasting rooms of the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail and be delighted with our deliciously crafted wines. Learn about growing grapes in our region from our vineyard owners, the wine-making process from our winemakers, and meet our small business families. Savor the distinct tastes of the region. Cross the mighty Hudson River, and travel over hills and dales on the back roads of Saratoga  and Washington County. Be thrilled with our region’s spectacular beauty, our friendly atmosphere. Tour local wineries or walk among the rows…

The executive committee reflects the diversity of the wine trail which spans the region from Lake George in the north to Albany in the south with most businesses located in Saratoga and Washington counties. The Association has grown to 14 business members and several affiliate members.

Here’s a resolution that makes sense for ringing in the new year – one that’s easy and fun – become a member of the Upper Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association in 2016! We all enjoy the benefits from having new members, new friends and new business partners. For an affordable membership level that’s right for you, click here for more information about our affiliate memberships. Happy New Year from your friends on the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail! Cheers!  

Looking for a unique holiday gift for the wine lovers on your list? The Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail Passport makes a great stocking stuffer or hostess gift. Need a gift for a holiday grab bag, an office party or for out-of-town guests? Why not surprise your adventuresome friends and relatives with a reason to explore the Upper Hudson Valley region in every season! The passport is valid for one whole year from the date of purchase.

We’ve all heard of wine and cheese pairings. Now, the Upper Hudson Valley Wineries and the Upper Hudson Valley Tree Farms join to celebrate the best of New York State agriculture and bring you a new pairing – Wine and Trees! Celebrate the holidays with a visit to a local winery and tree farm to receive a free wooden ornament when you make a purchase. These limited-edition ornaments make a nice stocking stuffer and unique gift, especially when paired with your favorite wine!